About Given Imaging Ltd.

The technology is the platform PillCa platform containing the PillCam video capsule, a disposable, miniature video camera in a capsule, which is taken from the patient, a sensor array, data recorder and RAPI software. Given Imaging has three commercially available capsules: the PillCam SB video capsule to the entire small intestine which is currently marketed in the United States and in more than 60 other countries visible, the PillCam ESO video capsule, multicenter clinical the esophagus and to determine the Agile patency capsule to the free passage of the PillCam capsule in the GI tract.

– deleted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in November 2004, to visualize the esophagus in adult patients in a patient – friendly manner about PillCam ESO , physicians can use PillCam ESO in the detection of diseases such as Barrett’s esophagus to help, a possible precursor to esophageal cancer and esophageal varices, if left untreated, which is taken in fatal bleeding. PillCam ESO contains imaging devices and light sources at both ends of of the capsule that capture up to 14 frames per second, a total of 2600 color images, as it passes down the esophagus in a twenty-minute procedure. Exclusive marketing rights for PillCam ESO have InScope, a division of Ethicon Endo-Surgery, a Johnson & Johnson company has been granted.In Beijing, virtually 700 have were isolated or quarantined.

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